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In this paper, we review the background and state-of-the-art of big data. We first introduce the general background of big data and review related technologies, such as could computing, Internet of Things, data centers, and Hadoop. We then focus on the four phases of the value chain of big data, i.e., data generation, data acquisition, data storage, and(More)
—Enabling video transport over ad hoc networks is more challenging than over other wireless networks. The wireless links in an ad hoc network are highly error prone and can go down frequently because of node mobility, interference, channel fading, and the lack of infrastructure. However, the mesh topology of ad hoc networks implies that it is possible to(More)
In this paper, we address the problem of real-time video streaming over a bandwidth and energy constrained wireless sensor network (WSN) from a small number of dispersed video-sensor nodes (VNs) to a sink by combining forward error correction (FEC) coding with a novel multipath rouing scheme called directional geographical routing (DGR). DGR constructs an(More)
In 2013, global mobile data traffic grew 81% and it is projected to increase 11-fold between 2013 and 2018. Further, it is predicted that by 2018, over two-thirds of the world's mobile traffic will be video and more than half of all traffic from wireless connected devices will be offloaded to Wi-Fi networks and femto-cells [1]. Consequently, wireless LANs(More)
The increase in the bandwidth of the wireless channels and the computing power of the mobile devices makes it possible t o offer video service for wireless networks in the near future. In an ad-hoc network, strong error protection is required because of the lack of fixed infrastructure. On the other hand, the mesh structure of an ad-hoc network implies that(More)
he Internet continues to provide a fast growing arena for new applications and services. Multimedia traffic is becoming an increasing portion of today's Internet traffic due to the proliferation of applications such as music/video streaming, video teleconferencing, IP telephony, and distance learning [1–3]. Such applications can have diverse quality of(More)
—Current expectations on sensor node in terms of size, cost, and energy efficiency have led to a severely limited design space on hardware and software. In this paper, we explore capabilities at the network edge for sensor networks, aiming to reduce the hardware and software complexity of a sensor node without sacrificing network performance. We present a(More)
To improve the capacity of wireless ad hoc networks by exploiting multiple available channels, we propose a distributed channel assignment protocol that is based on a cross-layer approach. By combining channel assignment with routing protocols, the proposed channel assignment protocol is shown to require fewer channels and exhibit lower communication,(More)
Delivering sensory data to the sink reliably in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) calls for a scalable, energy-efficient and error-resilient routing solution. In this paper, a Spatial-Temporal relation-based Energy-Efficient Reliable (STEER) routing protocol is proposed to achieve the above goals for WSNs. As opposed to the next-hop-selection-first,(More)